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Wayne Grayson is the Online Managing Editor for Equipment World. He keeps the website fresh with news and opinion on both heavy equipment and the construction industry from the experts at the magazine and also manages the publication's social media accounts. He's a technology geek as well and serves as the magazine's tech writer.

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000 construction jobs by 2020

AI, robotics expected to claim nearly 500,000...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

An estimated 5.1 million jobs are expected to be lost in the next five years due to advances in technology, ...

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000 construction positions for new reactors

SCE&G working with schools statewide to fill 1,000...

Posted on Jan 25, 2016

South Carolina Energy & Gas (SCE&G) will hire 1,000 workers over the course of this year as part of a ...

Worker rescued from beneath collapsed crane on I-15 ramp in San Diego (VIDEO)

Worker rescued from beneath collapsed crane on I-15...

Posted on Jan 22, 2016

Update: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that this accident occurred on I-95. However there is no I-95 ...

VIDEO: Watch a Cat track skidder zipline off a mountain

VIDEO: Watch a Cat track skidder zipline off a mountain

Posted on Jan 21, 2016

A Caterpillar track skidder is one tough machine. It's built specifically for log skidding and, according to the Cat website, all ...

December dip in home starts doesn’t derail market’s momentum, but concerns remain

December dip in home starts doesn’t derail...

Posted on Jan 21, 2016

Despite ending the year on an unexpected sour note, the U.S. housing market had its best year since 2007 in ...

Doosan’s new power tilting coupler allows for greater precision, elimination of certain attachments

Doosan’s new power tilting coupler allows for...

Posted on Jan 20, 2016

Doosan has launched a new power tilting coupler for select excavators offering up to 134 degrees of flexibility. The new coupler ...

Built atop loader tracks, the Mk. II is a giant, 6-ton robot made to battle Japan (VIDEOS)

Built atop loader tracks, the Mk. II is a giant, 6-ton...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Though not in widespread use quite yet, both remote controlled and autonomous construction equipment are not exactly novel ideas any ...

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot and an orbiting “Loiter” mode

Parrot unveils fixed-wing Disco drone with autopilot...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

Outside of surveying uses, the vast majority of construction applications for unmanned aircraft require multi-rotor drones like DJI's Phantom series. ...

Rams’ move to LA will bring luxurious stadium, 22k construction jobs

Rams’ move to LA will bring luxurious stadium,...

Posted on Jan 19, 2016

With the National Football League agreeing to allow the St. Louis Rams to move to Los Angeles, the team is ...

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a construction business during the recession, Tim Humerick built a career staring down the odds

From digging graves as a boy to relocating a...

Posted on Jan 18, 2016

Tim Humerick has spent little of his life doing things he didn’t want to do. There was the one time he ...

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to Talk with exclusive launch on Verizon (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Caterpillar unveils S50c smartphone, adding Push to...

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Caterpillar has launched its latest smartphone, an update to the thinner S50 model dubbed the S50c. Inside and out, this rugged phone is largely ...

Bobcat intros 40-inch FMR flail mower attachment for compact excavators

Bobcat intros 40-inch FMR flail mower attachment for...

Posted on Jan 15, 2016

Bobcat has expanded its offering of flail mower attachments with the introduction of the new 40-inch FMR. The X-Change mounting system ...

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